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Seabury students ‘Learned’ comedy from the master as they open a Moliere farce.

February 18, 2010
By SKY BARNHART, For The Maui News

Next time you chuckle at a TV sitcom, thank Moliere. The 17th-century French playwright was the first to make everyday domestic affairs the subject of comedy. He grew up watching the improvisational commedia dell'arte, or street theater. Social airs, fads, courtship, marriage, the generation gap, male and female roles - all these were the stuff of which Moliere wove his humorous chefs-d'oeuvres.

 
 
 

 

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